Definition of Sam Houston

1. Noun. United States politician and military leader who fought to gain independence for Texas from Mexico and to make it a part of the United States (1793-1863).




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Literary usage of Sam Houston

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Southwestern Historical Quarterly by Texas State Historical Association, Herbert Eugene Bolton, Eugene Campbell Barker (1913)
"RECOLLECTIONS OF GENERAL Sam Houston AW TERRELL General Sam Houston will always be conspicuous in history as one of the most remarkable men of the past ..."

2. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present by Joseph Sabin, Wilberforce Eames, Bibliographical Society of America, Robert William Glenroie Vail (1875)
"Letter of General Sam. Houston to General Santa Anna. Washington. 1852. ... Speeches of Sam Houston, of Texas, on the Subject of an Increase of the Army, ..."

3. Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse by William Peterfield Trent (1905)
"... Sam Houston.1 [Sam Houston was born of Scotch-Irish stock in Rockbridge County, Virginia, March 2, 1793, and died in Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, ..."

4. Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse by William Peterfield Trent (1905)
"... Sam Houston.1 [Sam Houston was born of Scotch-Irish stock in Rockbridge County, Virginia, March 2, 1793, and died in Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, ..."

5. Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse by William Peterfield Trent (1905)
"... Sam Houston.1 [Sam Houston was born of Scotch-Irish stock in Rockbridge County, Virginia, March 2, 1793, and died in Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, ..."

6. Quaint and Historic Forts of North America by John Martin Hammond (1915)
"THE ALAMO AND FORT Sam Houston SAN ANTONIO—TEXAS HE Alamo, which is famous for its heroic defence against the Mexicans by Travis and his men, is situated in ..."

7. Southwestern Historical Quarterly by Texas State Historical Association, Herbert Eugene Bolton, Eugene Campbell Barker (1913)
"RECOLLECTIONS OF GENERAL Sam Houston AW TERRELL General Sam Houston will always be conspicuous in history as one of the most remarkable men of the past ..."

8. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present by Joseph Sabin, Wilberforce Eames, Bibliographical Society of America, Robert William Glenroie Vail (1875)
"Letter of General Sam. Houston to General Santa Anna. Washington. 1852. ... Speeches of Sam Houston, of Texas, on the Subject of an Increase of the Army, ..."

9. Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse by William Peterfield Trent (1905)
"... Sam Houston.1 [Sam Houston was born of Scotch-Irish stock in Rockbridge County, Virginia, March 2, 1793, and died in Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, ..."

10. Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse by William Peterfield Trent (1905)
"... Sam Houston.1 [Sam Houston was born of Scotch-Irish stock in Rockbridge County, Virginia, March 2, 1793, and died in Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, ..."

11. Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse by William Peterfield Trent (1905)
"... Sam Houston.1 [Sam Houston was born of Scotch-Irish stock in Rockbridge County, Virginia, March 2, 1793, and died in Huntsville, Walker County, Texas, ..."

12. Quaint and Historic Forts of North America by John Martin Hammond (1915)
"THE ALAMO AND FORT Sam Houston SAN ANTONIO—TEXAS HE Alamo, which is famous for its heroic defence against the Mexicans by Travis and his men, is situated in ..."

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